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Tour Code: TCG-L-46
Destinations: Hangzhou, Wuyishan, Fuzhou, Quanzhou, Xiamen, Nanjing County
Combining an intoxicating mix of culture, incredible sights and unsurpassed scenery. This trip will take you to uncover the mysterious veil of Fujian Tulou, a kind of unique earth buildings of the Hakka people. Visit Mount Wuyi, a picturesque UNESCO natural and cultural heritage site, featuring the magnificent terrain on...
Tour Code: TCG-L-47
Destinations: Tianjin, Beijing, Hangzhou, Wuyishan, Guangzhou
This tour treats you to the slice of China that's richest in contrasts, from cities to mountains, and from ancient to modern. Starting in Tianjin, your tour guide will make China's history and culture come alive in sophisticated Beijing, immortalized Hangzhou, historical and natural Mount Wuyi, and Guangzhou, the capital...
Tour Code: TCG-L-48
Destinations: Beijing, Shanghai
This cheap Seat-in-coach Tour is tailor-made for High School Students. You will soak up the top attractions of China's historic capital, Beijing then head south to experience cosmopolitan Shanghai.
Tour Code: TCG-L-49
Destinations: Beijing, Chengdu, Ya'an, Shanghai
This is a complete checker board of Chinese culture, history, sights and panda volunteer experience. Exploring the must-see places in Beijing and Chengdu, meet the lovely giant pandas in Ya'an and finishing up in sizzling Shanghai!
Tour Code: TCG-L-50
Destinations: Shanghai, Guilin, Yangshuo, Xi'an, Beijing
Get lost in the glimmering metropolis of Shanghai, cruise down the picturesque watery wonder from Guilin to Yangshuo, marvel at the subterranean army of Terracotta Warriors in Xi'an, climb the legendary Great Wall in Mutianyu, explore the Forbidden City and some other world heritage sites in Beijing. Also, biking, kayaking...
Tour Code: TCG-L-051
Destinations: Beijing, Xi'an, Jiuzhaigou, Chengdu, Mt. Emei, Zhangjiajie, Fenghuang
On this escorted China vacation tour package, you will immerse yourself in the magnificent human wonders and the breathtaking natural wonders on earth! Palaces, temples, mountains, national parks, nature reserves, UNESCO-listed sites, museums, pandas, ancient towns, and big cities – this tour has it all! It's a once in...
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China is an ideal getaway all year round. Whenever you come, China has something for you. While the best time to visit China is in April, May, September and October. Traveling during these period would be rewarded with comfortable weather and breathtaking landscape, while that also means your travel cost will likely be higher, too. Traveling in other months is also suggested, because you would be rewarded with extraordinary landscape, less crowded attraction area as well as cheap accommodation. In winter, enjoying world-famous ice festival in Harbin and experiencing the spree of Chinese New Year are also what you can not miss. Traveling during this period seems more money-efficient but still travel-effective.
High Season vs Low Season
High Seasons in China:
• Labor Day (May 1, 3 days duration)
• National Day (October 1, 7 days duration)
• University Holidays: Summer holiday (June-September) and Winter holiday (January-February)
Many people plan a visit during high seasons. However it is not always the best choice. During high seasons tickets for trains, planes, as well as accommodations at hotels are hard to obtain, as great numbers of people travel during these times. It is highly recommended to join an organized tour if you must travel during high seasons, as doing so will certainly relieve you from the difficulties of obtaining tickets.
Low Seasons in China:
Compared with high seasons, low seasons couldn't be a better choice for visits. They offer you the following merits:
• Saving money. In low seasons, the related costs will be much lower than during the peak seasons. Entrance fees, travel ticket prices, and the goods sold in the places of interest will all cost less.
• Saving time. Low seasons offer you a more tranquil environment rather than a noisy, crowded place. It may take several hours to take a photo during peak time, while in low seasons you can enjoy yourself in the beautiful scenery without any interference.
China is a great country with numerous nationalities and each nationality has their own festivals. Should you be a Chinese culture lover, come during the time the festival you wish to see is happening.
Nearly each Chinese festival has its own legend and history. Please explore more details about Chinese festivals and determine your itinerary based on your favorite ones.
·Make a packing list and number them in order of importance.
·Reread you list. Think twice about the "desired or essential" items.
·Try to make the list as short as possible.
·Find related information about your destination and amend your list accordingly.
What to Pack
Travel light! Whenever you travel, remember that quality, not quantity is the order of the day. Hereafter are some useful tips for packing. Please read it carefully as it will surely help you.
·Do remember to take you passport, visas, related health certificates, tickets, ID, money, credit card, map, itinerary and other important documents needed during traveling
·Do remember to make a card upon which are your personal details in case of emergency
·Do remember to make copies for your important materials. It is strongly recommended that you additionally store a backup of your information in your email account or other on-line storage.
·Do remember to bring guide and phrase books related your destination.
·Do not pack important items unprotected; put them into a waterproof bag to prevent damage.
·Do not carry too much money all in one place, spread it around your pockets.
·Do not keep your credit card and identification card together.
·Do not take too many reading materials, 1-3 copies is ok.
·Do check the climate of your destination, and then see what kind of clothes you require.
·Do remember to take leisurewear which will keep you relaxed and comfortable.
·Do remember to take clothes that dry easily.
·Do remember to take a waterproof and umbrella.
·Do not take too many formal clothes, one or two is enough.
·Do not bring natural fibred clothing as it is hard to dry and are heavier than synthetics.
·Do not forget to bring sunhat, sunglasses and sun block in summer
·Do not forget to take you toiletries and your personal items such as toothbrush, towel and so on.
·Do not take sturdy clothes
·Do not wear military-styled clothing in case of unnecessary misunderstandings.
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Western suits, jackets, sports coats, woolen jackets, long sleeve shirts and travel shoes
T-shirts, short sleeve shirts, skirts, sandals, caps, rain wear
Western suits, jackets, sports coats, light woolen sweaters, rain wear and travel shoes
Overcoat, thick woolen sweaters, lined coats; In northern China, cap, gloves and cotton-padded shoes are required
·Do remember to take a power convert and adapter plugs. China's electrical system operates at 220 volts
·Do remember to take razor, alarm clock, camera and enough film as well as extra batteries
·Do not take too many electrical products which can be bought anywhere or are provided by hotels, hair dryers for example. It will be a burden for you.
·Do remember prescribed medications.
·Do remember to prepare some drugs for emergency use, including Aspirin, vitamins, anti-inflammatory, anti-histamines, remedy for diarrhea and antacid.
·Do take along your medical history (Blood Group, Allergies, and Known Medical Conditions) and keep in your first-aid kit. This may be helpful if you need to see a doctor or become incapacitated.
·Do not carry excessive quantities of drugs; you may encounter problems at China Customs.
·Do not bring a pharmacy, just bring the essentials.
·Roll your clothes instead of folding them or use vacuum bags. In this way you will save a lot of space and provide extra protection for your clothing.
·Put the items your will use regularly at the top.
·Bring several plastic bags with you. You will find many uses for them during your trip.
·Remember the rules on carrying liquids; you may have to remove them at your point of departure.